TOWERHILL — Nelson Cepeda, 45, a longtime resident of this city, passed away August 23, 2013, at Lawrence General Hospital after a period of declining health.
He was the husband of Mrs. Divina C. Jose, his devoted wife of 21 years of Lawrence.
A native of Tenares, Dominican Republic, he was born on October 2, 1967, to the late Ramon T. and Maria P. (Rodriguez) Cepeda.
Mr. Cepeda was raised and educated in this city and was trained in HVAC systems. He balanced work and life creating music; he enjoyed playing the bass guitar and was a well known disc jockey in the area for many years. He will forever be remembered for his happy spirit and smile.
In addition to his loving wife, family members include one daughter, Gabriela A. Cepeda of Lawrence; several brothers and sisters; many nephews and nieces; extended family and loyal friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from The Diaz-Healy Funeral Home, 107 South Broadway, Opposite St. Patrick Church, South Lawrence.
A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Sunday, September 1, 2013, at 1 p.m. in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 22 Plymouth St., Methuen.
Final acts of farewell and laying to rest are private.
Condolences may be registered at www.diazhealyfuneralhome.com.